Direct: 215 790 5506
Sold for $685,000 on Nov 27, 2018
On a sunny 48th St. block known for its lush landscaping and hospitable neighbors, this 5+ bedroom grand Queen Anne twin c.1895 has everything: a great University City location in Cedar Park, elegant original Victorian details, lovely yard spaces, and a super-excellent history of upgrades and maintenance, so you wont have to worry about any of that! The first floors 3-season glassed-in front porch leads to a vestibule and a wide entry hall with a bay of leaded glass windows. The living room, with a working gas fireplace, is in the front of the house, followed by the stair hall, a large dining room with leaded glass windows and built-in china cabinets, a half bath, and a large eat-in kitchen with a pantry. Theres a rear sun porch and deck, and a cool, shady back garden - plus a shed for bike storage. On the 2nd floor, the wide front family room is open to the hallway with elegant columns. Its features include another working gas fireplace, and built-in cabinets with leaded glass doors. Two large bedrooms and a bath complete this floor, and on the 3rd floor, there are four more rooms (one currently an in-law auxiliary kitchen) and a second ceramic tile bath. The Seller Property Disclosure gives details on all of the work the current owners have done to keep this house in tip-top shape. Green Remarks: No need to have a car! Many public transportation options in Cedar Park. The #34 trolley on Baltimore Ave. a block away arrives at City Hall in 15 minutes, stopping at the campuses of UPenn & Drexel, and at the 30th St. transportation hub along the way. Also, the UPenn bus stops at the corner.